5 Day Weather Forecast From the Met Office

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

This weather forecast is generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

 

Beaufort Wind Scale plus associated Specifications and Equivalent Speeds

Beaufort wind scale

Mean Wind Speed

Limits of wind speed

Wind descriptive terms

Probable wave height in metres*

Probable maximum wave height in metres*

Seastate

Sea descriptive terms

Knots

mph

Knots

mph

0

0

0

<1

<1

Calm

-

-

0

Calm (glassy)

1

2

2.3

1-3

1-3.5

Light air

0.1

0.1

1

Calm (rippled)

2

5

5.8

4-6

4.6-7

Light breeze

0.2

0.3

2

Smooth (wavelets)

3

9

10.4

7-10

8-11.5

Gentle breeze

0.6

1.0

3

Slight

4

13

15

11-16

12.5-18.5

Moderate breeze

1.0

1.5

3-4

Slight-Moderate

5

19

22

17-21

19.5-24

Fresh breeze

2.0

2.5

4

Moderate

6

24

28

22-27

25-31

Strong breeze

3.0

4.0

5

Rough

7

30

35

28-33

32-38

Near gale

4.0

5.5

5-6

Rough-Very rough

8

37

43

34-40

39-46

Gale

5.5

7.5

6-7

Very rough-High

9

44

51

41-47

47-54

Severe gale

7.0

10.0

7

High

10

52

60

48-55

55-63

Storm

9.0

12.5

8

Very High

11

60

70

56-63

64-72

Violent storm

11.5

16.0

8

Very High

12

-

 

64+

74+

Hurricane

14+

-

9

Phenomenal